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High Price of Cheap Trends: The Fast Fashion Dilemma

High Price of Cheap Trends: The Fast Fashion Dilemma

By Suhani Bhatt and Titilewami Omilola February 19, 2024

In today’s realm of style, where trends come and go in the blink of an eye, fast fashion has captured the hearts (and wallets) of consumers worldwide. With its promise of affordable, trendy clothing...

Delegates at CMUNCE in front of Alma Mater statue.

MUN College Conferences through the Eyes of Delegates

By Mari Vardanyan, Writer February 11, 2024

If you’ve ever wandered through the bustling halls of the Tut House Club fair, you’ve likely encountered enthusiastic members of the Model UN team eagerly praising the virtues of joining their ranks....

Gypsy Rose Blanchard: Social Media Star or Glamorized Criminal?

Gypsy Rose Blanchard: Social Media Star or Glamorized Criminal?

By Sophia Pinzari, Writer February 2, 2024

On December 28th, 2023, Gypsy Rose Blanchard was released from prison after serving 8 years of a 10-year sentence for her role in the murder of her mother Dee Dee Blanchard. Less than one month later,...

The Wing Stop Location at 77 Lexington Avenue , at 26th Street.

Wingstop – Is it Really Worth the Hype?

By Chloe Fong, Managing Editor January 30, 2024

Wingsttop is one of the most popular and internet-famous restaurant franchises. It’s known for its juicy chicken wings, Cajun seasoning, and cheesy fries. After seeing it countless times on both Instagram...

A Look into the Student Diversity Leadership Conference

A Look into the Student Diversity Leadership Conference

By Nysa Saxena, Writer January 5, 2024

For more than 37 years, students and teachers alike have gathered to discuss and exchange ideas regarding the state of diversity and inclusion in their respective schools. This takes place at conferences...

The inside of Raising Canes Astor Place location.

Raising Canes — Is it Worth the Hype?

By Sofia Tambalotti, Editor-in-chief November 24, 2023

Raising Canes is a fast food restaurant that has just recently moved to New York, and my friends and I decided we had to try it. Hailing from the great state of Louisiana, Raising Canes is best known for...

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Gun Control in the United States: A Review

By Carson Robison, Writer May 30, 2023

As of May 8th, 2023, there have been 202 mass shootings so far this year in the United States, and the number continues to rise. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) defines a mass shooting as an...

The White Lotus season 2

“The White Lotus” season 2: A Romp through Italy with your Sarcastic Friend in the Backseat

By Chloe Fong, Writer February 7, 2023

The second season of the White Lotus, like the first, begins with a death. Carefree, fun-loving Daphne wades her way through the Mediterranean in hopes of a final swim before her departure from the resort....

Climate change protesters march in Paris streets

COP27 and What’s Next

By Lissy Vinocur and Chloe Fong January 23, 2023

COP, the annual international climate summit, if often heralded as a symbol of global action on climate change. But it can sometimes be hard to look beyond the headlines to understand what COP is and how...

Thomas Sankara: The Dead who Refuses to Die

Thomas Sankara: The Dead who Refuses to Die

By Temisola Akinwande, Writer October 17, 2022

“While revolutionaries and individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas.” - Thomas Sankara “For nothing is hidden which will not become manifest, nor secret which shall not be known and...

The End of Roe v. Wade?

The End of Roe v. Wade?

By Maya Mukherjee, Arts & Culture Editor May 17, 2022

It's no secret that America has had a troubled and uncomfortable relationship with abortion. On May 2nd, news broke of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade. If the decision...

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A History of Refugee Presence in New York City

By Maya Mukherjee, Arts & Culture Editor May 3, 2022

New York is famously one of the most racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse cities in the world. Most residents know that immigrants contribute greatly to our city's rich tapestry of cultures,...

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